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By Dan Rudy 

Wrangellite briefly detained following presidential travel ban


February 2, 2017

A Wrangell resident was among the travelers detained following a selective travel ban issued by the White House last week.

Sylvia Ettefagh was returning from a 10-day vacation in Costa Rica with her husband, John, and friends the Stroms on Saturday. The group was at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on its way to connecting with an Alaska Airlines flight to Seattle.

At customs, Ettefagh attempted to enter the Global Entry section of the Trusted Traveler program. The expedited screening is offered by US Customs and Border Protection for frequent travelers, and potential participants mu...

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